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Patrick Hardy

2016 Speaker

PATRICK HARDYis executive creative director and executive vice president with Tierney. Over the years he has applied his writing and leadership skills to give voice to many notable brands including TD Bank, Verizon, Independence Blue Cross, Martin Guitars, Exelon, PECO, ComEd, The Pennsylvania Lottery, Fine Wine & Good Spirits and AmerisourceBergen. In the process, he’s become well versed in some pretty complicated subjects, including energy deregulation, banking mergers and healthcare reform. Hardy leads his teams to think across all platforms, and if one doesn’t exist yet, he helps them to create it. His background is quite diverse including a stint as a travel writer, which is where he honed his eye for little details. Hardy and his teams have won many awards over the years, including local and national Addy Awards, The Webbys, Cannes, Communication Art, Adweek and The One Club just to name a few. Hardy was also named to the prestigious “40 Under 40” list by the Philadelphia Business Journal, highlighting the region’s top young business leaders. @hellotierney